Title: THE TRICK OF IT
Publisher: NY (1989)
Publication Date: 1989
Book Condition: Good
This is a former library book with library stickers and stamps. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001383563
Synopsis: Michael Frayn's first novel for over fifteen years is a witty and playful account of what it's like to be on the fringes of the creative process. It is written in the form of a series of letters sent by a minor English Literature academic to his old friend in Australia.
About the Author: Michael Frayn was born in London in 1933 and began his career as a journalist on the Guardian and the Observer. His novels include Towards the End of the Morning, The Trick of It and A Landing on the Sun. Headlong (1999) was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and Spies (2002) won the Whitbread Best Novel Award. His most recent novel, Skios, was longlisted for the Booker Prize. His fifteen plays range from Noises Off to Copenhagen and, most recently, Afterlife. He is married to the writer Claire Tomalin.
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